Announcement: Earlier today I learned that the University Press of Kentucky will bring Remembering The Battle of the Crater: War as Murder out in paperback next spring. I’ve been hoping for some time that they would do this and I couldn’t be more excited. I will provide additional information as it becomes available.
Douglas R. Egerton, Thunder at the Gates: The Black Civil War Regiments that Redeemed America (Basic Books, 2016). [I just finished reading my advanced copy and can’t recommend it enough.]
Earl J. Hess, Civil War Infantry Tactics: Training, Combat, and Small-Unit Effectiveness (Louisiana State University Press, 2015).
Jill Lepore, Joe Gould’s Teeth (Knopf, 2016).
James Lee McDonough, William Tecumseh Sherman: In the Service of My Country: A Life (W.W. Norton, 2016).
Chandra Manning, Troubled Refuge: Struggling for Freedom in the Civil War (Knopf, 2016).
Brent Tarter, A Saga of the New South: Race, Law, and Public Debt in Virginia (University Press of Virginia, 2016).